APC sweeps LG polls in Kano

Kano, Feb. 11, 2018 (TNE) The Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC) has declared the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidates as winners of Saturday’s Local Government polls in all the 44 councils in the state.

The KANSIEC Chairman, Prof. Garba Sheka, announced the election results while briefing newsmen in Kano on Sunday.

Sheka said APC also won all the 484 councillorship positions with a wide gap in an election participated by 25 political parties.

He added that the election which was conducted in a peaceful manner, has recorded success due to the large turnout of the electorate and the deployment of security personnel.

“The security agencies include Police, Customs, Immigration, NDLEA, Vigilanty groups, NSCDC and other secret security personnel.

“I am proud that the election which featured candidates from 25 political parties was conducted peacefully without any violence, disruption by any person and no report of arrest,’’ he said.


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